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Richard Hamblyn
Richard Hamblyn

Richard Hamblyn’s books include The Invention of Clouds, which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize, Terra: Tales of the Earth, a study of natural disasters, and Data Soliloquies, co-written with the digital artist Martin John Callanan. His anthology The Art of Science: A Natural History of Ideas, was published in Picador paperback in October 2012. His latest book, Tsunami: Nature and Culture, is out this month from Reaktion. He teaches creative non-fiction on the BA and MA Creative Writing at Birkbeck.

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Mastering the Elements

Renowned creative non-fiction writer, Richard Hamblyn, talks about the processes and inspiration behind his books The Invention of Clouds and Terra.

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